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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 11:52:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 11:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 23' South, Longitude: 3° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.92 meters/second, 1670.1 km/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.30 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.9"1037.75 miWest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 miNorth1037.75 mi
24 hours0° 04' 25.9"5.11 miWest0° 23' 42.7"27.16 miNorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 11:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 11' North, Longitude: 91° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.48 meters/second, 1517.3 km/hour, 942.8 miles/hour or 819.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.71 miWest0° 00' 01.2"0.03 miSouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.2"942.53 miWest0° 01' 22.0"1.57 miSouth942.60 mi
24 hours11° 34' 33.8"751.72 miEast0° 58' 19.6"66.87 miSouth756.97 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São ToméTue 11:52 AM321 km200 miles174 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santo António (Príncipe)Tue 11:52 AM448 km278 miles242 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port-GentilTue 12:52 PM542 km336 miles292 nmEast E
LibrevilleTue 12:52 PM621 km386 miles335 nmEast E
Port HarcourtTue 12:52 PM668 km415 miles361 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BataTue 12:52 PM695 km432 miles375 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalaboTue 12:52 PM707 km439 miles382 nmNortheast NE
LagosTue 12:52 PM759 km471 miles410 nmNorth N
CotonouTue 12:52 PM765 km475 miles413 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Benin CityTue 12:52 PM766 km476 miles414 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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